24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Despite the Schools' Successes, Nashville Officials Battle To Destroy Charters

Well, it’s war.

Last week the street fight between the education reform crowd in Nashville and the Metro Nashville Public Schools bureaucracy went nuclear, when Schools Director Jesse Register announced that, to wit:

a) He had hired an attorney to look into the legitimacy of charter schools.

b) His attorney had found grounds that charter schools in Tennessee are unconstitutional.

It was the culmination of months and even years of gradually increased hostilities, in which finally one side just couldn’t wait to rip the other side a new one.

The timing was awful. Days earlier, state test results had shown glowing results for Nashville charters. Then the schools director announced probable cause for their annihilation.

Source: The Tennessean. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

  • Aresen||

    Despite Because of the Schools' Successes, Nashville Officials Battle To Destroy Charters

    Fixed

advertisement